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open-faced tuna + avocado sandwich

I used to grow up eating tuna sandwiches -- my mom would have one made for me when I got home from school, or just on the weekend when I was home for lunch. I didn't really realize how much I loved them until I grew up and didn't have mom to make them for me anymore!

Tuna is a GREAT option for protein throughout the day, and can be enjoyed so many ways! It can be eaten by itself, or even paired with avocado or egg for a unique taste! Try this next time you need a filling yet simple lunch:

Prep Time: 5 minutes


  • 1-2 pieces of sprouted or gluten-free bread

  • 1 can of water-based tuna - I love Safe Catch or Wild Planet

  • 1tbsp avocado-oil based mayonnaise - I love Primal Kitchen

  • 1/2 avocado

  • salt + pepper

  • extra-virgin olive oil (optional)

  • dill + other spices (optional)

  • spinach (optional)


  • In a small bowl, mix the tuna and mayonnaise together, until evenly distributed.

  • Add in desired spices (salt, pepper, dill), etc. Continue to stir.

  • Toast the bread slice(s) until desired texture.

  • Lay spinach down on top of the toast, then cover with avocado and tuna on top. Add more spices or extra virgin olive oil on top if desired! Enjoy!

xoxo, Kell

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